Admissions Requirements

Degree Program Program Type Dept Application Materials and Admission Criteria Prerequisite Course Requirements Department ADM Review Dept Conditional Admits Dept Appeal Process
Business Administration MBA Blended (Springfield & Peoria) *Official GMAT scores OR evidence of substantial supervisory and managerial responsibility. GMAT scores under 400 will not be considered. (Managerial experience will be evaluated with the resume, 3 reference letters, and statement of purpose.)

*Current resume.

*3 reference letters from people who are in a position to judge the applicant’s potential for success in graduate work.

*Personal and academic statement with career goals.

*A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater is preferred. GPAs below 2.0 will not be considered.

*All admission criteria must be completed to register for MBA course work.

ACC 311 (or ACC 211 and ACC 212) and ECO 315 (or ECO 201 and ECO 202) with grades of C- or better.

Preferably, prerequisites should be completed within seven years of application to the MBA program.

*Prerequisites may be taken as a conditional student or concurrently with MBA curriculum if a Springfield MBA student. Prerequisites must be completed before beginning the Peoria MBA. Cohort.

Admission is granted by the department faculty on the basis of an evaluation of an applicant’s complete file. Yes, for prerequisites only No